- Our Philosophy
Our philosophy is quite simple and direct. We believe your marketing dollars are valuable and that you should receive a return on your investment. We think strategically to create results driven materials. Look - The most important thing we can do is to analyze your existing brand at its present moment and create a situation analysis. Think - Develop a brand position that is unique and true to your product; called your “Unique Selling Proposition”. This gives you the competitive edge. Create - Your brands message will be delivered consistently throughout all touch points of the sales cycle turning it into a branding and selling opportunity.
- The Team
Lisa Mirabile – President & CEO (Follow Lisa on Twitter) Lisa Mirabile holds a BFA in Fine Arts from Syracuse University. Her career began at Wunderman, Cato, Johnson NYC where she spent 2 years working on American Express and Miller Genuine Draft. With a passion for excitement Lisa’s career took a turn for the best when relocated by Wunderman to help start the Creative Department for their Latin American office located in Miami. Lisa moved to Ogilvy & Mather and spent the next 5 years traveling through Latin America shooting television commercials. In 2001 Lisa started Vertigo Media Group, a full-service Marketing Communications firm with a strong concentration on brand advertising. Vertigo specializes in branding young companies along with reinvigorating existing brands. As an expert in the industry she has given many seminars on marketing, most recently to the Long Island Direct Marketing Association. Lisa has spoken at Hofstra University and Farmingdale University to young graduates looking to start their careers in Marketing. Dedicated to her community, Vertigo Media Group has helped raise funds and donated graphic services to such foundations as the LI2-Day Breast Cancer Foundation, The Sepe Foundation, The Port Washington Library Foundation and the Long Island Elite. Lisa also…
- Our Philosophy
At Vertigo we believe that a brand is a set of visual and verbal images that combine to convey a single mental image. The company name, logo, tagline, and campaignable image all come together to create the brand. Vertigo Media Group provides the finest Strategy, Name Development, Marketing Research, and Design Services.
Audio and video have a unique ability to touch, engage, inspire and motivate diverse audiences. They offer businesses and organizations a powerful tool to communicate an idea, a concept, a brand by blending storytelling and emotion. Vertigo has written, art directed and produced over 18 commercials for such companies as American Express, Kraft General Foods, Kodak, Lend America, Love My Shoes, Peykar Rugs.
- Direct Marketing
At Vertigo we are in the business of building business. We do it by transforming strategy, creativity and analytics into business-building ideas that have the greatest probability of selling our clients’ products to a specific audience and drive response thus creating a desired, measurable action. The communication itself may be in any of a variety of formats including Postal Mail, Direct Advertising, Direct TV, Telemarketing, E-Mail Marketing, and Point-of-Sale (POS) interactions.
Vertigo’s approach to advertising uses a unique combination of creativity and analytics to compel interest and fascination in our clients product or service to influence the clients desired result. We put the “creativity” in Creativeness. Our writers, artists and thinkers bring emotion to the brand – and the brand closer to the consumer’s heart.
- Internet/Social Media
- Reputation Management
MEET THE TEAM THAT MAKES IT HAPPEN
Lisa Mirabile holds a BFA in Fine Arts from Syracuse University. Her career began at Wunderman, Cato, Johnson NYC where she spent two years working on American Express and Miller Genuine Draft. With a passion for excitement, Lisa’s career took a turn for the best when relocated by Wunderman to help start the Creative Department for their Latin American office located in Miami. Lisa moved to Ogilvy & Mather and spent the next 5 years traveling through Latin America shooting television commercials. In 2001 Lisa started Vertigo Media Group, a full-service Marketing Communications firm with a strong concentration on brand advertising. Vertigo specializes in branding young companies along with reinvigorating existing brands. As an expert in the industry, she has given many seminars on marketing, most recently to the Long Island Direct Marketing Association. Lisa has spoken at Hofstra University and Farmingdale University to young graduates looking to start their careers in Mmarketing. Dedicated to her community, Vertigo Media Group has helped raise funds and donated graphic services to foundations such as the LI2-Day Breast Cancer Foundation, The Sepe Foundation, The Port Washington Library Foundation and the Long Island Elite. Lisa also sits on the Board of the Long Island Inventors Club Suffolk County Chapter and has been a committee member two years running with The Long Island Elite, where she has played a vital role in raising tens of thousands of dollars for many local Long Island charities. As a mother of two Leo, 9 and Gianna, 7. Lisa is a member of the PTA and an assistant coach for her daughter’s cheerleading squad.
After serving in the US NAVY as a Veteran of Desert Storm, Fred Pesce received his Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from the School of Visual Arts in NYC, graduating in the top ten of his class. Upon graduation, Fred worked for a major advertising and direct marketing agency as Senior Art Director. In his 12 years at the agency, he developed campaigns and marketing material for a variety of industries – from boutique shops to Fortune 500 companies. Clients ranged from major banks and catering establishments to spas and hi-tech companies.
In 2004, Fred Pesce and Lisa Mirabile formed Vertigo. As creative director, he provided clients with a full range of advertising and marketing services, developing multimedia campaigns, customer loyalty and direct marketing programs.
His work has appeared in prestigious design publications such as Graphis – New Talent, as well as American Corporate Identity, a “Best of the Best” logo design book. He has received 15 BOLI awards (Best of Long Island) for logo, poster, ad campaigns, brochures, websites, package and CD designs.
Fred brings discipline, motivation, teamwork, playfulness, a high standard of creative vision and a positive belief that there are no problems; there are only solutions to problems.
Trevor’s 19-year creative career impressively spans the worlds of advertising, graphic design and new media. Prior to joining Vertigo, Trevor spent eight years leading the creative department as Sr. Creative Director for Walter F. Cameron Advertising where he helped grow the company’s web/digital offerings, helped streamline workflow and business processes and revamped the company’s identity and website. For three years he owned and operated his own award-winning design studio, serving clients in the financial, retail and franchise industries. Prior to that, he served as Director of Interactive Design at a national Internet service provider, where he was responsible for all online and offline media designs and concepts, including HTML coding, banner design, illustrations, advertising and printed material and multimedia presentations, including Flash and streaming video. Trevor has received numerous awards for his work in various media, including multiple Golds in the national Healthcare Advertising Awards competition, numerous BOLIs and a New York Advertisers & Marketing Executives Award.
Gianna Angelillo has recently joined Vertigo Media Group as an account executive, bringing with her more than 1o years of agency experience leading the development of direct marketing, brand awareness and loyalty campaigns for clients such a Pearson Education, Virgin Atlantic, Chase Bank, Casio and Barnes & Noble. Gianna will be responsible for managing the strategic development and day-to-day administration of Vertigo’s client base.
Courtney Molloy – Account Coordinator
Courtney began working for Vertigo as an intern in the summer of 2010. Her self-starting abilities and positive attitude won her a full-time position as an Account Coordinator. Her charm and smile says it all. As Account Coordinator, Courtney assists the marketing team with various tasks such as collateral development, media relations and client communications. She also coordinates scheduling and promotions to ensure client satisfaction and project completion. Outside of work, Courtney is an avid equestrian and has successfully brought her competitive spirit and attention to detail to Vertigo. Courtney is a graduate of Hofstra University where she earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.
Colleen Gartland- Social Media Marketer
Colleen graduated from SUNY New Paltz with a Bachelors Degree in Communications and a concentration in Media Management. She has used her coursework and previous experience in advertising to assist the Vertigo team with day-to-day client communications and social media efforts. As Social Media Marketer, Colleen maintains blogs and other social media outlets to build a strong web presence for our clients.